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Ikuta Shrine

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Address: Sannomiya / Motomachi, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 78-321-3851

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Silence defined at its best

This is right in the middle of the city but a little out of the way crossing all the shops on the street. somewhere at the corner is this temple situated, one of the famous... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2014
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Mumbai, India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is right in the middle of the city but a little out of the way crossing all the shops on the street. somewhere at the corner is this temple situated, one of the famous shrines in Kobe. The entrace is like all Japanses shrines and so peaceful. we visited pretty early in the morning, its worthwhile to visit there... More 

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Paranaque, Philippines
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130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It seems out of place, at the end of a road lined by malls, restaurants and shops, until one remembers that the shrine was probably there before the commercial establishments were put up. It is easy to find and truly just walking distance from the Sannomiya station. The walls and the trees do a wonderful job of keeping the sound... More 

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Osaka, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Ikuta Shrine located near Sannomiya and Kobe. I was here when Spring Season, and Ikuta Shrine looks beautiful because surrounded by Sakura :)

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dublin
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25 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A great example of the classic Japanese temple/shrine we come to Japan to see, right in the heart of the city and so no excuses not to visit, even for a short time.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Great local shrine in middle of Kobe. Easy to find. Can take some great photos here. Surrounded by undercover and open shopping streets and restaurants. Spend half an hour for the peace and quiet. Very clean and tidy. One of the nicest shrines I've visited. Closed at about 5 pm.

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Kansas City, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

This is a must see and a must take photos. There is no admission fee to visit. It is located just north of Sannomiya on Ikuta Road.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

A very pretty Shrine along Ikuta Road. Quite easy to find as there is a big signboard saying IKUTA ROAD :) Took lots of sakura pictures here! near to the shopping places just behind the Sannomiya Station, lots of Kobe beef places around here too and there is a Tokyu Hands nearby as well :)

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

As you walk up Ikuta Road from Sankita Street, there are so many little shops and restaurants, a bustling neighbourhood. Then, suddenly, you are at Ikuta Shrine. It is well-restored and maintained as a fully functioning temple. The day we were there, a young couple was having their baby blessed and we stopped to watch the ceremony performed by the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

In the middle of Kobe city, this really is a beautiful shrine. Not massive, but just big enough to be able to peacefully enjoy a get away. One of my favorite Japanese city shrines.

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Akashi, Japan
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012 via mobile

This shrine would be beautiful if they just didn't park cars right at the front entrance. Once you move past the cars, the grounds are beautiful and well manicured. There is one large shrine building and several smaller ones so make sure to walk all the way around the building. There is also a small pond with ducks to the... More 

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